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Cops investigating after juvies caught shooting up Fort Dodge

Cops investigating after juvies caught shooting up Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – Cops are investigating after some apparently wild juveniles were caught shooting up Fort Dodge recently. On Saturday, October 30 at approximately 12:25 P.M., the Webster County Telecommunications…

Todd Blodgett Opinion: MOHAWK TRIBE SHOULD BACK OFF

Todd Blodgett Opinion:  MOHAWK TRIBE SHOULD BACK OFF

Mason City’s athletic teams should keep the name, “Mohawks’, despite objections from the tribe.  Most Leftists, after all, disregard the opponents of removing statues and monuments honoring Confederates. But the…

OBIT: John M. Sullivan

OBIT: John M. Sullivan

John Matthew Sullivan passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A celebration of life will be held from 2 until 4 PM Saturday,…

OBIT: John W. Schmidt

OBIT: John W. Schmidt

John W. Schmidt, 95 of Mason City, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center-North Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday, November 1, 2021…

Jury convicts Chinese intelligence officer of espionage crimes, attempting to steal American trade secrets

Jury convicts Chinese intelligence officer of espionage crimes, attempting to steal American trade secrets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal jury on Friday convicted Yanjun Xu, a Chinese national and Deputy Division Director of the Sixth Bureau of the Jiangsu Province Ministry of State Security,…

College Football: #22 Iowa 17, Northwestern 12

College Football: #22 Iowa 17, Northwestern 12

EVANSTON, ILL. – Iowa (7-2, 4-2) defeated Northwestern (3-6, 1-5), 17-12, on Saturday at Ryan Field. Iowa benched starting quarterback Spencer Petras in favor of second-stringer Alex Padilla to jump-start…

OBIT: Lorma Zinnel

OBIT: Lorma Zinnel

Lorma Elaine (Blank) Zinnel, 95, of West Bend, Iowa, passed away peacefully Tuesday night, October 26th, at the Algona Manor Care Center in the comfort of her family. Funeral services…

College Football: IOWA STATE 30, TEXAS 7

College Football: IOWA STATE 30, TEXAS 7

AMES – Iowa State  used a huge third quarter to defeat Texas, 30-7, Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium.   The Cyclones improved its school-record streak of consecutive victories vs. league…

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 4, 2021: Ukraine, resettlement of Afghan allies, women’s reproductive rights, African war, Winter Olympics

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 4, 2021: Ukraine, resettlement of Afghan allies, women’s reproductive rights, African war, Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. State Department held a press briefing on November 4, 2021, touching on subjects ranging from Ukraine, resettlement of Afghan allies, women’s reproductive rights, African war,…

College Football: UNI football loses in overtime to Illinois State, 17-10

College Football: UNI football loses in overtime to Illinois State, 17-10

NORMAL, Ill. – UNI football couldn’t overcome a slow start, dropping an overtime contest to Illinois State, 17-10. ISU (4-5 overall / 2-4 MVFC) led the No. 13 Panthers 10-0…

OBIT: Melvin I. Book

OBIT: Melvin I. Book

Melvin I. Book, the son of Earl and Edith (Swartz) Book, was born on May 6, 1930, at home near Superior, Iowa. He died on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at…

OBIT: John K. Alig

OBIT: John K. Alig

John K. Alig, son of Leland and Doris (Hanson) Alig, was born on December 10, 1955 in Estherville, Iowa. He passed away from complications of covid on October 27, 2021…